Describe Your Wedding Photography for Your Photographer

Good Evening Everyone!  A friend of mine forwarded some of this to me & I wanted to share it with you.  The topic pretty much says it all & it’s a wonderful read that will help you get better results for your wedding photography.

When you meet with your wedding photographer, you will have a lot to talk about. If you’ve met with us, you know that your in-depth consultation can last as long as we all feel comfortable chatting.  There have been times, where we’ve closed up Starbucks and chatted up to a couple hours.  Awesome!

There will be many different moments happening before, during and after the wedding. Wedding photography is part photojournalism and part portraiture. You will want your wedding photographer to be prepared for the unexpected. During your interview with them, you want to ask them about their style; their background and their experience.  Along with sharing any little tidbits about your special day that you’ll want to have captured.

You want a wedding photographer who watches the people around them. You want wedding photography that comes from being unobtrusive where they catch not only the key wedding moments, but also the moments of deep connection between the bride, the groom, the family members and other guests. 

Imagine, standing in the vestibule of the Church while the Bride is waiting with her father for their cue. They aren’t saying anything with words, but Dad brushes her cheek with his knuckles, ever so lightly and her eyes shimmer with tears. The corners of her mouth turn up just ever so slightly and her father’s face softens as well. That is the shot you want in your wedding photography. Be sure to give your wedding photographer clear details of the wedding location, venue, theme and most of all – what you want to see. 

Take the time to talk to your wedding photographer during the interview and during the wedding planning. If it helps, write down what you want your wedding album to look like before you meet with the photographer in order to give them clear directions. Remember, however, that while the wedding photographer is a professional, it’s still your wedding, your vision and your dream of what you will want.

We hope that this has shed some light on how to get the most of your wedding photography.  If you would like to chat more, feel free to Email us or call us anytime day or night at:  562.225.5915.  You can also fill in our form on our Contact Page.

Have a super week and check back soon for more Wedding Tips – cheers!

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